"There is nothing ..." Quote of Queen Elizabeth I

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

There is nothing in the world I hold in greater horror than to see a body moving against its head: and I shall be very careful not to ally myself with such a monster.

Elizabeth I
Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 16, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923). To the French Ambassador.